AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer

US Army - Alameda, CA4.4

30+ days ago

Overview

The AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of AH-64 helicopters, twin-engine attack aircraft. With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, they must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

Job Duties

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in the AH-64 systems and components
  • Maintain and authorize modifications to weapons components, fire control units, sighting elements, electronic and mechanical devices
  • Perform operational and preventive checks
  • Maintain records on weapons and subsystems

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Training

Job training for an AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electrical theory
  • Troubleshooting procedures
  • Soldering techniques
  • Electrical system maintenance

Helpful Skills

  • Preference in mathematics and shop mechanics
  • Interest in working with electricity
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to use hand and power tools

Required ASVAB Score(s)Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 104, Electronics (EL) : 98

Qualified applicants can get up to $40,000 for a signing bonus, can enlist at an advanced rank, have full health and dental coverage, including while in training, 30 days paid vacation per year plus federal holidays, $4,500 annual tuition assistance for continued education and access to a student loan repayment program. Applicants with dependents will receive a housing allowance based on the market rate for their assigned zip code.

To become an enlisted Soldier in the U.S. Army, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
  • 17-34 years old
  • In good physical condition
  • In good moral standing
  • A high school graduate or equivalent

*Some positions may have additional qualifications.

Those interested can make an appointment with SSG Carlo Corabo at (510) 227-9007

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)